Important Dates - 2020



GENERAL ELECTION 

IMPORTANT DATES - MAY 2, 2020

Date

Task or Event

Jan 1

First day to apply for ballot by mail with Denton or Tarrant County.

Jan 15
(8am – 5pm)

First day for filing application for place on ballot, as well as declaration of write-in candidacy.

Jan 15

Due date for filing of semi-annual report of contributions expenditures (Campaign Finance Reporting)

Jan 20

Town Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Feb 14 (5 pm)

Last day for filing application for place on ballot (must be received by 5 pm)

Feb 18

Last day for a write-in candidate to declare candidacy.

Feb 20 (5 pm)

Conduct ballot order drawing in Town Secretary’s Office (to determine the order in which the candidate names will appear on the ballot). Candidates are not required to attend; however, welcomed.

Feb 21 (5 pm)

Last day for a ballot candidate to withdraw.

Last day for a write-in candidate to withdraw and have name removed from write-in list.

Apr 2 (5 pm)

Due date for filing first report of campaign contributions and expenditures by opposed candidates and specific-purpose committees supporting or opposing opposed candidates.

Apr 2

Last day to register to vote for the May 2 Election.

TBD

Candidate Forum at the town hall. This will be broadcasted via FMTV and the Town's website.*

Apr 20

First day of regular Early Voting (by personal appearance).

DENTON CO. VOTERS-

New: Voting location will be the Community Activity Center (CAC) located at 1200 Gerault Rd. Voters may vote at any designated polling location in Denton Co. during this period:

Date

Time

TBA

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

TBA

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

TARRANT CO. VOTERS-

The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine. Voters may vote at any designated polling location in Tarrant Co. during this period:

Date

Time

TBA

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

TBA

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

Apr 20

Last day to accept application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail, by noon or close of business, whichever is later.

Apr 24 (5 pm)

Due date for filing second report of campaign contributions and expenditures.

Apr 28

Last day of regular Early Voting (by personal appearance).

May 2

Last day to receive application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail, by 12 noon or close of business, whichever is later.

May 2

ELECTION DAY (anticipated polling place: Senior Center).

May 12

Canvass election results and 5pm reception for incoming/outgoing council members (as applicable), including Oaths of Office for newly elected officials during the regular Town Council meeting.

June 13

Runoff election date (if necessary)

Jun 19

Annual strategic planning session.

TBD

Group Council photograph.

Jul 15 (5 pm)

Last day for filing report of campaign contributions and expenditures.